PIMLICO, Baltimore, MD
|1||Shackleford||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C||$1,100,000|
2008 | Chestnut Colt | Forestry - Oatsee, Unbridled
Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996. Raced 1 years. 11 starts, 7 wins, $591,225. Lifetime: 408 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($275,000).
|2||Animal Kingdom||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$200,000|
2008 | Chestnut Horse | Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) - Dalicia (GER), Acatenango (GER)
Sire: Leroidesanimaux (BRZ), Chestnut, 2000. Lifetime: 89 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Acatenango (GER), Chestnut, 1982.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $100,000.
|3||Astrology||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A++||$110,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | A.P. Indy - Quiet Eclipse, Quiet American
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($285,000).
|1||Shackleford||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Dale L. Romans|
|2||Animal Kingdom||John R. Velazquez||H. Graham Motion|
|3||Astrology||Mike E. Smith||Steven M. Asmussen|
|4||Dialed In||Julien R. Leparoux||Nicholas P. Zito|
|5||Dance City||Ramon A. Dominguez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Mucho Macho Man||Rajiv Maragh||Katherine Ritvo|
|7||King Congie||Robby Albarado||Thomas Albertrani|
|8||Mr. Commons||Victor Espinoza||John A. Shirreffs|
|9||Isn't He Perfect||Edgar S. Prado||Doodnauth Shivmangal|
|10||Concealed Identity||Sheldon Russell||Edmond D. Gaudet|
|11||Norman Asbjornson||Julian Pimentel||Christopher W. Grove|
|12||Sway Away||Garrett K. Gomez||Jeff Bonde|
|13||Midnight Interlude||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|14||Flashpoint||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Wesley A. Ward|
Declaration of War burst between horses and charged down the center of the track to win the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) June 18 at Royal Ascot while U.S.-based Animal Kingdom failed to settle and faded out of contention.Yesterday
In the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities' latest "World's Best Racehorses Rankings" for performances from Dec. 1, 2012, to June 9 of this year, three of the top four rated horses were based in the U.S.2 days ago
United States-based star Animal Kingdom appears poised to solidify his place among racing's all-time greats June 18 in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I), the first race on opening day at Royal Ascot.2 days ago
Animal Kingdom continues his preparations for Royal Ascot. Also comments from his connections, including trainer Graham Motion.4 days ago
HRTV will provide live coverage of the Royal Ascot meet, beginning Tuesday, June 18 and continuing through Saturday, June 22.4 days ago
A look back on the career of John Velazquez, as he records his 5,000th NA win.4 days ago
Multiple graded stakes winner Mucho Macho Man ran third behind San Pablo and Hymn Book in the $88,200 Criminal Type Stakes at Belmont Park June 14, his first start in five months.4 days ago
With Animal Kingdom headlining the proceedings for American viewers, TVG will present live coverage of the five-day Royal Ascot race meet beginning June 18.4 days ago
A press conference with the connections of Animal Kingdom. Hear from Graham Motion, Barry Irwin, and John Messara. Learn why they chose to go with jockey John Velazquez.5 days ago
In less than a week, 5-year-old Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and the Dubai World Cup (gr. I), will start in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot.6 days ago
In what is expected to be the last workout of his career, Animal Kingdom breezed five furlongs in 1:03 with his dedicated workmate over the uphill Polytrack surface near David Lanigan's yard in Lambourn, England on June 12.6 days ago
Graham Motion, Barry Irwin, John Velazquez, Veterinarian Luis Castro, and John Messara of Arrowfield Stud explain Animal Kingdom. The team discusses what makes a champion horse and answer why they are racing at Ascot.Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas will send out a classic winner in Oxbow against another classic winner in Orb in this year's $1 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 8 at Belmont Park.Friday, June 07, 2013
Dr. Larry Bramalge is back as the AAEP on-call vet for the final Triple Crown race after sitting out the first two following an incident at Churchill Downs.Friday, June 07, 2013
When glory has worn off the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) after a different horse comes along to claim the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) becomes anybody's race to win.Thursday, June 06, 2013
Arrowfield Stud and Team Valor's Animal Kingdom worked five furlongs in 1:02 in Lambourn, England, June 5 on "The Long," an uphill Polytrack gallop, in preparation for the June 18 Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot.Wednesday, June 05, 2013
While the biggest wagering card of the year saw a 1% decline in handle, U.S. racing managed to register a strong month of May as pari-mutuel handle was up 3.57% compared with the same month last year.Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Presented with a new setting and a much different assignment, Team Valor International, Arrowfield Stud, and Darley's Animal Kingdom answered impressively May 29 in a key workout over the straightaway at Ascot.Thursday, May 30, 2013
From a field of 19 for the Kentucky Derby, the runners now number nine for the Preakness. This year Departing, Titletown Five, and Govenor Charlie opted to forego the Run for the Roses to chase black-eyed Susans instead.Saturday, May 18, 2013
While in recent years horse racing has made strides toward drug reform and uniform medication rules, one only need look at its biggest series, the Triple Crown, to see a lack of consistency.Friday, May 17, 2013
Doug O'Neill, the trainer who won 2012 Preakness Stakes with I'll Have Another is back with GoldencentsFriday, May 17, 2013
Trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. says throw out the Kentucky Derby...and asks the Archbishop of Baltimore for a favor.Friday, May 17, 2013
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Sunland Derby (gr. III) winner Govenor Charlie had a routine first morning at Pimlico Race Course May 16, going to the track shortly after 6 o'clock for some exercise.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Trainer Tom Amoss and his gray colt Mylute went in different directions May 16 in their respective journeys from Churchill Downs to Pimlico Race Course.Thursday, May 16, 2013